Global Patent Index - EP 1069869 A1

EP 1069869 A1 2001-01-24 - TRANSLUMINAL DEVICES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ENLARGING INTERSTITIAL PENETRATION TRACTS

Title (en)

TRANSLUMINAL DEVICES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ENLARGING INTERSTITIAL PENETRATION TRACTS

Title (de)

TRANSLUMINALE GERÄTE, SYSTEME UND METHODEN ZUR ERWEITERUNG INTERSTITIALER PENETRATIONSWEGE

Title (fr)

SYSTEMES, PROCEDES ET DISPOSITIFS TRANSLUMINAUX POUR ELARGIR LES VOIES DE PENETRATION INTERSTITIELLES

Publication

EP 1069869 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99916412 A

Priority

  • US 9907518 W
  • US 5658998 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9951162A1] This invention is methods, apparatus, and systems for enlarging interstitial penetration tracts which have been formed between blood vessels or elsewhere within the body of a mammalian patient. Included are de-bulking type tract enlarging systems (10, 10a), dilation-type tract enlarging systems (10b), tissue-sclicing-type tract enlarging systems (10c), and two-catheter-type tract enlarging systems (17).

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A61D 17/00; A61B 17/22; A61B 17/32

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61B 18/20 (2006.01); A61B 17/00 (2006.01); A61B 17/22 (2006.01); A61B 17/32 (2006.01); A61B 18/14 (2006.01); A61B 18/22 (2006.01); A61B 18/24 (2006.01); A61B 19/00 (2006.01); A61M 29/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61B 17/32075 (2013.01); A61B 17/32002 (2013.01); A61B 18/1482 (2013.01); A61B 18/245 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00252 (2013.01); A61B 2017/22069 (2013.01); A61B 2018/2255 (2013.01); A61B 2018/2266 (2013.01); A61B 2018/2272 (2013.01); A61B 2090/036 (2016.02); A61B 2090/065 (2016.02); A61M 25/104 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9951162 A1 19991014; AU 3473799 A 19991025; AU 763400 B2 20030724; CA 2326769 A1 19991014; EP 1069869 A1 20010124; EP 1069869 A4 20060308; IL 138724 D0 20011031; JP 2002510522 A 20020409; US 2003181938 A1 20030925; US 6561998 B1 20030513

INPADOC legal status


2009-06-17 [18R] REFUSED

- Effective date: 20090131

2007-05-23 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20060830

2007-05-02 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN EP PUBLISHED APPLICATION

- Owner name: MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC.

2006-09-27 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20060830

2006-03-08 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20060123

2005-11-09 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: 7A 61D 17/00 A

2005-11-09 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: 7A 61B 17/22 B

2005-11-09 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: 7A 61B 17/32 B

2001-01-24 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20001009

2001-01-24 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE